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Naitive Mayan students with Shenango campus student during alternative spring break trip

ASB trip gives students opportunity to learn beyond the classroom

Several Penn State Shenango students and two staff members will spend this year's spring break in Belize as part of the campus' Alternative Spring Break. This will be the second time that Shenango students have visited Belize to help the native Mayan citizens.
A posed picture of student Ashley Balas with other stunt people at Stunt Predators

Student Ashley Balas dreams of becoming stunt woman

Ashley Balas, a non-traditional student at Penn State Shenango, enjoys learning and working hard to some day become a pharmaceutical representative. However, it is the thrill of stunt work and acting that really keeps her life fulfilled.
Students from the Shenango campus' OTA program stop for a picture in front of the Capitol building in D.C. on HIll Day in Sept.

Hill Day in Washington, D.C. gives OTA students insight into legislative power

OTA students receive the skills they need to be successful in their field while getting real life, hands-on experiences, such as visiting Washington, D.C. on Hill Day.
a therapy dog sits with student Dani Johnson in the library

Wellness is important focus for campus

Mental and physical well-being are at the heart of the campus' wellness goals. The committee hopes by showing others that positive thinking, along with physical activity and emotional wellness, will not only help them stay healthy and happy, but will also help them achieve their maximum potential in life.
an Amish farm

Growing up Amish

Penn State Shenango alumna Linda Byler says leaving her Amish home to pursue an education was one way of staying true to herself.